DHCPv6 client classification based on DUID.

Ted Lemon Ted.Lemon at nominum.com
Wed Sep 19 21:06:02 UTC 2012

On Sep 19, 2012, at 4:51 PM, Chris Buxton <chris.p.buxton at gmail.com> wrote:
> Also, parsing the DUID looking for (part of) a MAC address is a protocol violation. DHCPv6 should never even see the MAC address, let alone act upon it. (Not yet, anyway...)

No, it's not.   This wasn't well worded, but the key point of that bit of the specification was that the DUID be used as an opaque key when looking up bindings, not that the server isn't allowed to look at what's in the DUID at all ever.

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